If you think Jono Fernandez is a new Australian producer on the rise, think again. Over the last decade, Jono has released a steady stream of just under thirty singles on some of the world's most respected dance music labels including Global Underground, One Love and Ministry of Sound. He's also remixed for more than twenty artists including Groove Armada, Delphic, SIA, Sarah McLeod, Bertie Blackman and Jump Jump Dance Dance, with a number of his remixes hitting the top 10 in the ARIA club charts.
He's a rare dance music artist that combines fifteen years of studio experience (Jono started producing electronic music at the tender age of 15) with a strong background in classical training. (he's also an exceptional player of many instruments) The result of this talent is an extensive discography jammed with dancefloor bombs covering big room house and tech-house, progressive house, breakbeat, electronic indie/pop and techno. Its little wonder that over the years his releases have garnered support from a broad range of some of the world's biggest names in dance music. John Digweed, Dave Seaman, James Zabiela, Hernan Cattaneo, Plump Djs, Anthony Pappa, TV Rock, Meat Katie, Kid Kenobi and Phil K are just a handful of his compatriots that have been loving, playing and pushing Jono Fernandez releases over the past decade via charts, radio plays and features on global compilations.
His collaborations are equally as diverse as his releases. Over the years Jono's jumped in the studio with Vance Musgrove from Aston Shuffle fame, Lot 49's Meat Katie and Dylan Rhymes, Luke Chable, Seany B, Tom Piper, and even Marvin Priest. (Yes, that's Maxi's son) In recent years, he's regularly collaborated with Tim Watson, former front man of ARIA Award winning, ARIA chart topping pop rock band Taxi Ride. The outcome of this studio buddy-hood has resulted in a top 10 ARIA Club Chart single (Girl vs Boy, scheduled for a re-release on Get Down Recordings in August 2011) and the formation of a new indie/electronic/band side project, Friends of Mine. Although its early days on this new outfit, the future is promising for Friends of Mine with radio plays and various advertising synchs already coming their way. These early achievements mind you have all been prior to the release of their forthcoming 2011 EP.